If an updated version of the Experiment Designer software is available, download it using this setting.


  1. Click Settings.
  2. Click Software Updates.
  3. If a software upgrade is available, a popup dialog box appears indicating the current and available software versions.
  4. (Optional) Click the Check for Update button if no updates are available.
  5. If your software is not up to date, install the latest version by clicking on Install Update.
  6. Run the file.


A network connection is required for software update.

Software upgrade process


  1. Launch the Experiment Designer application as an administrator.
  2. Click Settings. Click Software Updates.
  3. A pop-up window appears if a new software version is available in Flexera.
  4. Click the Update button to initiate the upgrade.
  5. A pop-up window displaying a message titled Copying files appears, which copies the installer files from the cloud. This process takes three to four minutes.
  6. Once the files are copied to your computer, the application shuts down and the Windows installer messages are displayed.
  7. A pop-up window appears for about five minutes with the message:
    Gathering required information
  8. A pop-up window appears for about three to four minutes with the message:
    Removing older versions of this application
  9. The application is launched.
  10. Click Settings. Click Software Updates to check the latest software version information.